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Oct 1, 2012 8:30pm EDT
gary johnson. the former republican governor of new mexico talks about his view of the two-party system and obstacles for third-party candidates. from "washington journal," this is 40 minutes. >> host: joining us now is gary johnson, the former governor of new mexico, a republican 1995-2003 who is now the libertarian presidential nominee, and gary johnson, first question. when you look at the major party candidates and this year's cycle, what's missing in the debate and the dialogue? and what do you wring to the table -- what do you bring to the table? >> guest: well, how about truth for starters. the notion that both obama and romney are arguing over who's going to spend more money on medicare when we need to have a raging debate and discussion in this country on how we slash medicare spending because if we don't, um, i believe that we're going to find ourselves in the midst of a monetary collapse as a result of continuing to borrow and spend money to the tune of 43 cents out of every dollar that we spend. >> host: so what are you seeing out there on that particular issue? what's your
Oct 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
're live from roswell, new mexico. they've just now given the weather clear. ginger zee has done a lot of crazy stuff for the sake of this broadcast. what do you think? >> right after felix does it. >> he's setting the bar high. >> that's the proper attitude of caution. >>> who says becoming a parent means giving up any daredevil indulgences? one dad satisfied his need for speed with this souped up stroller. peter, i hope you're not watching. >>> we're going switch gears. beginning with the breaking news out of colorado and the hunt for a child predator. police are investigating an attempted abduction overnight, following the disappearance and murder of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. no word if there is a connection yet. an entire community is on edge. here's abc's clayton sandell. >> reporter: in a community attempted abduction, just 12 miles down the road from where jessica ridgeway was killed. someone tried to snatch a 13-year-old boy. his mom snapped a picture of this car. >> i think all children should pay attention to what they're doing. >> reporter: there is sadness, anger, fear.
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Oct 12, 2012 2:00am PDT
the rockies avoss the central plains. it expends from texas to new mexico all of the way up to oklahoma and kansas. the main event will be tomorrow. look at all of the cities involved. oklahoma city kansas city up through chicago the heartland where we could have large hail damaging winds and cotornadoes. this will be a spags we are following through out the day and tomorrow. a lot of local forecasters are going to be forecasting this potentially severe outbreak. >> janice dean thank you. >> 9 minutes after the hour. undoe sided voters are key in this election. what did they think of last night's performances. >> i thought he jumped the ygun. shouldn't have done it. >> i thought it was a huge mistake. it was arrogant. it sticks with me. i can't forget that. >> we will have the complete report card from frank luntz' group. >> the company already used up millions and millions of our tax payer dollars. we will tell you all about it. >>> [ male announcer ] when these come together, and these come together, one thing you can depend on is that these will come together. delicious and wholesome
Oct 10, 2012 2:35am EDT
to be postponed because of some high wind at the new mexico launch site. the balloon that carries baumgartner into the stratosphere is so delicate, it can only take flight if wind were 2 miles an hour or below. so, stay tuned. >>> and in baseball's playoffs, the road to the world series, it was a night for staying alive. the as got off on the right foot. scoring a run in the first inning in their game against detroit. added another in the fif tth. home run in fact by smith, and that was enough. and the as stay alive with a 2-0 win. detroit lead the best-of-five series 2-1. >>> in the national league's only game yesterday. san francisco stayed alive against cincinnati. they won 2-1. the red lead the series, 2-1. and there are games in all four playoff series set for today. so if you are a baseball fan this is your favorite time of year. >> exactly. >> getting done to the nitty-gritty. >> right. this is my favorite time of year. >> really? >> the holidays. it is officially time to start getting ready for the holidays. simply because neiman marcus is out with its over-the-top christmas catalog.
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
candidate, gary johnson. the former governor of new mexico talks about his view of the tea party system and obstacles for third-party candidates. from "washington journal", this is 40 minutes. >> we are now with gary johnson, the former governor of new mexico. 1995 to 2003, the libertarian presidential nominee and gary johnson's first question, when you look at the major party candidate in this year's cycle, what is missing in the debate and dialogue and what you bring to the table? >> well, how about the truth, for starters, the notion that both obama and romney are arguing over who is going to spend more money on medicare when we need to have a raging debate and discussion on how we/medicare spending. i believe we will find ourselves in the midst of a monetary collapse as a result of borrowing and spending money to the tune of 43 cents of every dollar that we have spent. >> what is your prescription? >> we took it from a fee-for-service model to a managed care model and hundreds of millions of dollars were saved, i believe, if the federal government would have block printed the state
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
of an american jet skier on the border of mexico. do we now know how he died? >> i want to know, what does he have to do with david's murder? [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. bill: just an update on the breaking news we brought you last hour. police in athens greece forced to use teargas on a crowd of thousands protesting the visit of angela merkel. 50,000 demonstrators gathered in athens angry with angela merkel. at least 40 detained by police so far. greece must pass even more austerity measures over the next 24 months, including more pension and salary deductions in order to get the bailout they are looking for. martha: to governor romney
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Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
to death in self-defense. jon: new arrest in a murder on the u.s.-mexico border. texas couple, david and tiffany hartley went jet-sking on falcon lake which straddles the border just over two years ago. they were out checking out church ruins submerged, half submerged on the mexican side of the lake. tiffany says pirates in three small boats started chasing them, shooting her husband in the head and gunning for her until she made it back to land. mexican police have been searching for the mysterious killers for two years. now they have made an arrest. this man, a drug cartel leader, who goes by the nickname of, squirrel. joining us on the phone the sheriff of zapata county, texas. is this a guy you have heard of? has he been on your radar, sheriff gonzalez? >> honestly know. we identified five individuals that had something to do with the killing of david that are low level i guess you could say. also an immediate yacht supervisor that gave orders to kill tiffany also. this individual is someone new to us. we were not aware he had any involvement. of course he is higher ranking i gue
Oct 10, 2012 1:40am PDT
million on tv ads in ohio through the beginning of october. >>> the killing of mexico's most feared criminal gang kingpin should be considered a major coup in the war on drugs. but it has now turned into a bit of an embarrassment. mexican special forces say they killed cartel leader, heriberto lazcano. in a vicious gun battle. then it fizzled as armed gunmen stormed a funeral home and snatched lazcano's remains from under the noses of authorities. >> how did he disappear? >> that is a wild story. >> that is fascinating. >> the nickname says it all, "the executioner." they actually had a $5 million bounty on his head. highest profile drug lord to be killed or captured, when mexican president calderon took office in 2006. they got one of the big fish here for sure. but the drug war in mexico is frightening and violent and doesn't even begin to scratch the surface there. >> unbelievable. apparently he was also one of mexico's most wanted men. and this isn't the first time a body has disappeared. the cartels are sort of known for doing that kind of thing. >> it is. scary. >>> speaking o
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
the source of the oil sheen in the gulf of mexico. it is near the rig explosion and spill in 2010. bp said it is likely coming from a pipe that once connected the rig to the well. in addition to the robots. they will you'll satellite information. they are going to cover the cost of this operation. >>> one other person died with the meningitis outbreak t now brings the toll to 15. there are two hub reported cases. the outbreak is linked to steroid shots used for back pain. it was produced by a pharmacy in massachusetts. they have been recalled and the company is shut down. >>> right now a palo alto boy is being p home schooled because of a debate of his health. he carries a genetic mutation of cystic fibrosis. >> he is healthy and officials worry he could endanger other students with cystic fibrosis. they ordered him to go to another district middle school and while the disease is not contagious. bacteria from patients could be take russ to others with the same disease. a hearing will be held to see whether he can attend school. >> after hours of hard work. a mural is restored at a san fran
Oct 7, 2012 5:30pm PDT
this -- of 690 miles an hour on the way down to the new mexico desert. his jump is slated for tuesday. we'll let you know how it goes. >>> when we come back on the broadcast, to another daredevil. another death-defying feat from david blaine. how could anyone survive letting perfect strangers zap them with volts of electricity. look, if you have copd like me, you know it can be hard to breathe, and how that feels. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems, glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlarged prostate. these may worsen with spiriva. discuss all medicines you take, even eye drops. stop taking spiriva and seek immediate medical help if your breathing suddenly worsens, your throat or tongue swells, you get hives, vision changes or eye pa
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
the showers and storms back into western north carolina, eastern gulf of mexico. this is headed for us for later this morning and toward the middle of the day especially. so today upper 70s to even around 80 with scattered showers and maybe even a rumble or two of thunder. for tonight we've got temperatures dipping into the 60s. tomorrow 84. and then thursday 82. actually it should be green all three days here. by friday, friday is going to be a decent day around 80 and a front saturday may bring us a shower. same story on sunday. it's 4:48. good morning, beverly farmer. >>> good morning, howard. got to have the extra caution out there as we deal with the weather you've been talking about. the wet pavement, poor visibility. east on 66 as you make your way in from front royal headed for manassas and centreville, volume still light on 66 past 29 centreville on in toward falls church and rosslyn. no early issues there. no overnight construction to deal with virginia beltway. that's good news. traveling on 95 and 395, only building volume north of fredricksburg getting in through stafford
Oct 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
and florida and maybe new hampshire and be in new mexico. that is it. colorado too. is we are your go-to debate station. you can join the conversation via facebook and twitter and then at 11:00, we will fact check the candidate statements with the wusa fact checking team. >>> early voting begins today and you can vote between 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 at night. for the exact locations go to our website. >>> trial for adrian johnson begins in prince george's county today. 37-year-old is charged with reckless driving. he was allegedly driving drunk when his vehicle hit 18-year- old lawrence garner jr. jury selection will begin in the morning with openings to follow sometime late morning or early afternoon. meanwhile services have been set for former south dakota senator george mcgovern. george mcgovern has died. funeral services are friday at the washington pavilion of arts and sciences in sioux falls. a private burial will take place at a later date at rock creek cemetery. >>> nearly 20% of those providing care for an adult over the age of 50 are hispanic. when we come back a special campaign
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
. it will not be part of my budget. and also i've indicated i will reverse the mexico city position of the president. i will reinstate the mexico cocity policy. >> reporter: obama campaign jumped all over that and telling women, they're even up both candidates with women voters telling women not to trust mitt romney telling what he said on the campaign trail he wouldn't move -- >> time and again the president told us he would take on some of these things but hasn't. then he turns around and tries to blame others. congress won't get together. congress won't get together unless there is strong leader that puts them together. bill: john, thank you. want to drill down on the billboard and show you a little bit of the strategy mitt romney put in place over the last week alone. specifically in places like ohio, virginia and florida. he is going to some of these counties where the president won big over senator mccain four years ago. specifically i want to take to you summit county here. this is northeastern ohio. heavily democratic four years ago. 59-41% in summit county president obama beat senator mccain.
Oct 6, 2012 4:00am PDT
that was killed near the mexico border was likely the victim of friendly-fire. investigators found that 30-year-old nicholas ivie's death and the death of another agent, were probably an accidental shooting by an agent. >>> and american airlines says, all of its boeing 757s will be back in service today. american took all 48 of the jets out of service to fix a problem causing seats to come loose. some of the seats in mid-flight. the airline was forced to cancel dozens of flights to change a bolt that holds down the seats in that aircraft. >>> and conflicting reports out of china this morning about a possible strike at a factory that makes the new iphone. the manufacturer foxconn is denying that workers have walked out. saying production has not been interrupted. this follows a report by a labor watch group claiming as many as 4,000 workers are striking because of increased quality control demands. >>> and a massive car pileup on a florida highway has left dozens of people injured. there were 12 crashes involving 47 vehicles. 54 people were injured, 2 critically. the accident shut down a stretch
Oct 16, 2012 11:30pm PDT
'll be back here in a little bit. we'll have all the details. >> hurricane paul came ashore on mexico's southern baja peninsula. the storm packed 70-mile an hour winds and brought 3 to 5 inches of rain. many streets in one town were flooded. the government opened dozens of shelters for people to wait out the storm. >> major changes in store for a congested san francisco to row fair. >>> also another closure if a bay area bridge this weekend. >> >>> a search crew has located burned wreckage of a missing plane. the coroner is trying to identify the remains after pilot. the crash site is only about a mile from the half-moon bay airport. ktvu's john sasaki tells us investigators have a good idea who was in that plane. >> reporter: on a windy bluff search crews discovered a crash site in morning one day a a plane disappeared. sheriffs officials escorted our camera near the wreckage. >> if it's burned, mangled wreckage is what it is. >> reporter: yesterday morning a plane took off from the airport heading for arizona. it never reached its refueling destination and the wife of 75- year-old a
Oct 16, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >> hurricane paul came ashore on mexico's southern baja peninsula. the storm packed 70-mile an hour winds and brought 3 to 5 inches of rain. many streets in one town were flooded. the government opened dozens of shelters for people to wait out the storm. >> major changes in store for a congested san francisco to row fair. >>> also another closure if a bay area bridge this weekend. >> in 10 minutes a muppet look alike that is anything but child friend lip. the man known as evil elmo could now be in san francisco. >>> a search crew has located burned wreckage of a missing plane. the coroner is trying to identify the remains after pilot. the crash site is only about a mile from the half-moon bay airport. ktvu's john sasaki tells us investigators have a good idea who was in that plane. >> reporter: on a windy bluff search crews discovered a crash site in morning one day a a plane disappeared. sheriffs officials escorted our camera near the wreckage. >> if it's burned, mangled wreckage is what it is. >> reporter: yesterday morning a plane took off from the airport heading for arizona. it never
Oct 14, 2012 8:00am EDT
a daredevil is preparing for a plunge over new mexico that could land him squarely in the record books. but he is putting his life on the line. >> jenna, this is truly amazing. felix bombgartner planes it jum from 20 miles up. breaking a 52-year-old altitude record and the sound barrier in the process. >> a supersonic free-fall from the edge of space. austrian daredevil felix bomb gartner is attempting to break the record for the highest ever skydive and become the first human to break the sound barrier without a spacecraft. >> still talking about breaking the speed of sound in an airplane. but a human? >> if all goes as planned, a balloon will lift felix through the atmosphere in a pressurized capsule at a height of 20,000 feet. bombgartner said he will then just jump. >> i will slide the door open. bailout. and be the first human person in free-fall to break the speed of sound. >> 1.2. >> this is the team's second attempt at the record. the first scrapped when winds exceeded limits on inflating the ultra thin balloon. >> here would we go, buddy. >> balmgartner made two tests. one from 72,000
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
tortillas involved, cilantro and onions. people started getting into more flour in mexico so we have a little of everything. >> let's talk about your d.c. location. i can attest to the fact that i've been there line wrapped around the block, even if it's raining outside. so how is it going so far? >> it's really busy. the d.c. location for lunch is unbelievably busy. we're so thankful d.c., you know, all the support they've given us. social media helps a lot, too. that's the only advertising we do. social media and that helps a lot. >> i want to break some news this morning for people at home. you've got some big news coming out. >> we have a new location coming up. we hoping. the deal is not done but we're going to hope in capitol hill. >> that's fantastic. two and a half years from not having a job to having a taco empire in the district of columbia and in arlington is fantastic. you've got some chorizo going. >> we have some chorizo. >> what else are we putting on here? >> cheese. >> fantastic. we're looking forward to eating some of this coming up on the show. of course the guaca
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
tefly saw her husband david. they had gone jet skiing on a lake in mexico when he was shot and killed. >> i was drawn back to two years ago, feeling the same emotions and wondering is this going to be -- is this going to be it? am i finally going to get what i've been looking for? >> reporter: tiffany says she was surprised by the news of the arrest of martinez, the so-called squirrel. she hopes the arrest leads to finding david's body. >> that's been our call ever since day one, you know, that david would be found and that his remains would be returned so we could, you know, honor him the way that he wanted to be, but as a family be able to find that closure. >> reporter: on monday the mexican navy announced that they had arrested the drug leaders known as the squirrel. he was captured this weekend in mexico after a shoot-out with authorities and is suspected of multiple murders in northern mexico. >> all we know is the mexico authorities have captured somebody, and they have him detained and who possibly had something to do with david's murder and also the other murders along the bo
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Oct 13, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >>> a new mexico dare devil sky diver hoping three is a charm in his next attempt to set a new and dangerous record tomorrow. if the weather cooperates, felix baumgartner will jump from a capsule suspended bay helium filled balloon 23 miles up in the air. the former australian paratrooper wants to break a 1960 high altitude parachuting record and becoming the first sky diver to break the sound barrier. talk about your goals. the jump has been postponed twice because of high winds. meteorologists say tomorrow's forecast is looking good. we will be he watching for that. >>> we now now some 51 million people watched the debate between vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan and we h heard one of of them talk about a particular family in massachusetts. turns newt family has quite a story to -- turns out that family has quite a story to tell. >> reporter: sitting inside the same home, mitt romney and his family visited 17 years agorgeous the nixon family watched the vice presidential debate and were shocked to hear their names on the national stage. >> cheryl and mark nixon. their kids
Oct 26, 2012 9:00am EDT
bedroom. keeps it clean i guess. neighboring new mexico, a beautiful house in santa fe. >> santa fe has old-fashioned homes and doesn't get more old-fashioned than this. this is like a tiny little package with a big surprise on the inside. it's across from santa fe downtown, and it's a blast from the past. inside, look at that, would you suspect that looking on the outside? >> no way. >> the main living areas have the steel spiral case, two of them in the house, and that one leads to the loft, totally empty except for the skinny mini table. i don't get what's going on there. the bath is a hoot, modern, the sculptures tub. looks like somebody just plopped, laid an egg in there, you know what i mean, chubby kid or dad, plop them right in there. it looks out to the open desert out back and the sky ceilings and sky lights and cement floors radiantly heated. >> 275,000. great for that price. barbara corcoran, thank you so much. >>> coming up, taylor swift to jessica and justin's wedding, the hottest news from the world of entertainment, right after this. [ ding dong ] hey -- little m&m's! wo
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
now. >> let's see who can win. >> who is going to win? come on. >> you're from new mexico. >> new jersey. i grew up in long island, new york. a yankees fan, all the way. >> i'm a yankee fan, the big news tonight in new york is that they are sitting down a- rod. a-rod will not start. the yankees do what they have to do to win and they are looking forward to their world series title and they don't care if the o's are in the way. >> don't you get tired of winning? you have a shortstop, you don't have a-rod in there. you have a guy that can't hit his weight. i mean, i'm looking at this now. what's this guy? granderson hitting .053 in give me a break. they are going to take it tonight and you're gone. you're going down. >> the a-rod thing is good or bad, because they could rally around him and say hey, we're going to step up the rally. what is your take on that if. >> well, i think it's a good thing for the team, guys, because his bat has been silenced. his passion doesn't seem to be there. and you know what? i think it's a smart move, cici is going to be on the mound an
Oct 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
the gulf of mexico. we had the heavy downpours overnight and going to continue to watch. this stuff sweep through us. here's the stuff i'm concerned that could get into southern maryland here in a few hours. headed in our direction. not out of the woods just yet but a nice lull for the moment. 74 and some showers on and off through mid-morning, better afternoon. tonight we're falling into the 50s and 40s in the suburbs. pleasant this weekend with highs in the mid 60s saturday and sunday and then monday back in the 70s at least for the first half of next week. >>> you know, it has not been much fun on the inner loop of the beltway this morning. at about 1:00 this morning, a tractor-trailer hit a guardrail before route 355 and got stuck there. then a little later, another tractor-trailer came by and didn't realize that there was an accident there. jackknifed and also had a fuel spill. to that's why you're dealing with all of the slow traffic on the inner loop that's eastbound 495 trying to get toward route 355 here. in fact let's just go to the live picture on the inner loop of the beltway
Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
before sunrise in rosswell, new mexico as the red bull team laid out the balloon and fearless felix slipped into his spacesuit and capsule. he's made harrowing jumps before in brazil and croatia from 15 and 18 miles high, but sunday's mission was about breaking a free fall record that had stood since 1960 when joe kitinger jumped from 19.5 miles high and also breaking his sound barrier. if the suit tore the former australian paratrooper faced certain death. he was on the "today" show last week. >> i like the challenge. >> reporter: sunday after a brief burst of wind baumgartner's balloon got the green light. >> there's the release, and there's the applause. >> reporter: two and a half hours later he was standing where no man had stood before with joe kitinger on the radio. >> and our guardian angel will take care of you. >> reporter: out of the capsule felix was a bullet, 833 miles per hour, mach 1.24, exceeding the speed of sound, and then with his space mask fogging up what looks like a terrifying out-of-control flat spin before he stabilized. finally four and a half minutes later
Oct 22, 2012 1:00pm PDT
got horrible things happening across the border in mexico. there is a lot of alliances being built by ahmadinejad in latin america with hugo chavez. we need to focus on our back yard and pay it some attention for real. >> that's a good point. especially with chavez's latest victory. >> my piece of advice is for our nation's biggest employer. and that's walmart that has had a really rough year. you start with the cover-ups of the bribing in mexico, obviously the ongoing sex discrimination class action. now you've got for the first time in its history strikes all across the country. the warehouse workers, terrible abuse conditions and we're moving into the holiday shopping season. my advice to walmart would be to say, okay, we're the most profitable employer, we are the most profitable corporation, we could actually raise wages and this would be great for america. it would be a flag-waving moment. it's totally within walmart's power to do that. they could do that. >> that's great. thanks so much for joining us for unslus sited advice today. wolf, back to you. >> margaret, thanks very
Oct 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
would march out to fight in mexico and would soon be out of range of communication and whatever the president thought, the general was going to do what he wanted. lincoln could be in communication every day. >> what's the advice? if you could sit down with governor romney and president obama and say, listen, i've just written this giant bok on lincoln, here's what you should take away? centrist today? >> you can't be more polarized than united states in 1862. they were shooting each other. they were killing oech other in huge numbers. carnage at shiloh, more people killed in two days than had been killed in all american wars put together up till then. you can't be more polarized, yet lincoln was saying no to his base, the abolitionists all year long. it's too soon. we can't do this now. we have to show that we're with the mainstream. that's how he moved the mainstream, by being patient. >> why isn't he remembered as the shape shifter that he was known for in his time? i remember being in springfield, illinois with with obama, actually, when he was running for the senate and he p
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
birthday? >> dawn. >> dawn, where are you from? >> albuquerque, new mexico. >> happy birthday. thanks for spending it with us. good morning, everybody. it's pierogi day? today's pierogi day? let's get to the happy pierogi day. we're going to start with the rain on the eastern seaboard. now, it is more south earlier in the day. by nighttime the rain is in d.c. and continues up the coastline. and most of the nation is dry. all that warm air in the west, though, is going to get a knockdown so look at l.a., 77 today, 67 on wednesday. a big change in san diego as well. even in ph >> congratulations to robin and mike who got engaged last night. robin if mike's still sleeping, that's a good sign. that's a good sign. inside to lara. >> wow. you'll explain that later, sam. >>> but first here's what goes coming up on the "gma" morning menu. nicole scherzinger is opening up for the first time for her very personal battle. but it's "melrose" monday, the cast together again and a surprise visit from one of the original stars live here in the studio. >>> also, taylor swift has a world exclusive sne
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
miles back to earth. ryan owens is in roswell, new mexico, with the very latest. ryan? >> reporter: aimy good morning to you. there is a reason they call him fearless felix. right now, his much anticipated jump is on hold to the high winds aloft. and if he can't jump this morning, they'll have to wait until later in the week. up until now, it's taken a supersonic jet or maybe the space shuttle to break the sound barrier. but felix baumgartner thinks he can do it with his body. the austrian daredevil will skydive from 23 miles up, the edge of space. he'll free fall at 690 miles an hour. >> we practiced this for so many years. now, we're almost there. this is my biggest dream. >> reporter: a dream that would be most of our nightmares. to get 120,000 feet above earth, the 43-year-old will hitch a ride in this capsule, attached to a balloon that's 55-stories tall. >> we're using a helium balloon to get to the stratosphere. but to get there, we have to transit the death zone. >> reporter: the pressure is so low up there, the air so thin, his lungs would actually boil. the most dangerous part
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
mexico. winds picked up. guess what happens then? you see the result. hard landings sent people tumbling out of their baskets. some balloons, you can see here, got stuck in power lines. thousands of people nearby lost power. no serious injuries, though, to report. >>> and finally, the highest paid player in all of baseball, alex rodriguez, has been struggling of late. so, down by one run, in a big playoff game last night, the yankees benched him, in favor of 40-year-old raul ibanez. and guess what happened in the ninth inning? get out of here. a shot to right, bottom nine, ties the game against baltimore. and then, guess what happened in the 12th inning? as people here are still struggling home, i unfortunately stayed up for every pitch. i'm working on reserves right now. the yanks go home winners. also, the a's win in dramatic fashion. st. louis, san francisco also win. playoff baseball has officially arrived, people. >> oh, man, you gotta love that finish. >> it was great. >> it really was. >>> the race for the white house. and with 26 days to go, it's time for the next big debate. the
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
mexico and mike pence will be governing indiana following up on mitch daniels and space walker is governing wisconsin, so i think they have the ball. from my point of view they are the kind of reforms conservatives that i think i like and they are successful both in policy and political terms they've become extremely important. we will still focus on boehner and mcconnell but maybe they do a little bit of blocking and holding yet negotiate on the scenario of romney losing as the governors become central to the future of the party both in terms of actual policies and in terms of politics because they become the model of how you actually succeed in governing as a reformed conservative in many states where by definition they will be governing in many states romney would have lost nevada, mexico, new jersey, maybe virginia of course, ohio in this case. so they become really central and will be hard for us in washington to remind ourselves they are important in what happens. one tiny caveat to read everybody assumes they were told the house of course even if rahman loses. i am not s
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